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Achievements

  • Sturgeon earns physical therapist assistant degree

    TELL CITY – Tina Sturgeon graduated magna cum laude in May from Vincennes University with an associate’s degree from VU’s physical therapist assistant program.

    She passed the National Physical Therapist Assistant exam in July and is a licensed PTA in the state of Indiana.

    Tina is employed by Advanced Rehabilitation Inc. in Tell City.

  • Local residents graduate from University of Evansville

    EVANSVILLE - The University of Evansville announced Blake Kleaving and Trent Wheatley, both of Tell City, graduated during UE's 156th commencement Saturday, May 10, at the Ford Center in Evansville.

    During the ceremony, the University awarded degrees to 568 graduates.

  • Tell City's Sharpe earns bachelor's in communication

    WHITEWATER, Wis. - Thomas Sharpe was among the 1,488 students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater who earned degrees this spring.

    Sharpe, from Tell City, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication.

    Students celebrated their achievements with friends and families at commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 17, in UW-Whitewater's Kachel Fieldhouse.

  • Cannelton’s Kellems completes basic training

    CANNELTON – Pvt. Sierra D. Kellems of Cannelton graduated basic combat training Aug. 7, at Fort Jackson, S.C

    While there, Kellems completed an intensive 10-week program that included training in military discipline, Army core values, history and traditions, physical fitness, combat life-saving first aid, weapons use, map reading and land navigation and armed-combat field maneuvers and tactics.

  • Epple honored at Mary Kay seminar

    DALLAS – Pam Epple of Branchville joined more than 30,000 Mary Kay independent beauty consultants at the company’s annual seminar recently at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

    Mary Kay Inc.’s annual seminar assembles independent beauty consultants from across the country and around the world to celebrate their business achievements and provide education, recognition and motivation for the year ahead.

  • Tell City’s Yuen earns honors distinction

    TELL CITY – Victoria Yuen of Tell City was recognized for her outstanding academic performance during spring semester at Indiana University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

    Yuen’s high grade-point-average earned her a place on the executive dean’s list, which is reserved for students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a single semester while earning at least a 3.7.

    Students earning this distinction have their names posted on the university’s website.

  • Dilger named to IU dean’s list

    TELL CITY – Tyler Jacob Dilger of Perry County has been named to Indiana University’s School of Public Health dean’s list in recognition of outstanding academic performance during the spring 2014 semester.

    Eligibility for the dean’s list is reserved for students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a single semester, earning at least a 3.8 semester grade point average.

  • Cannelton elementary schools release scholastic honor rolls

    CANNELTON - Cannelton elementary schools have released scholastic recognition for the fourth nine-week grading period, second semester and annual honor rolls. Students receiving distinguished, honors and honorable mentions are distinction are

  • Perry Central Captains Club honorees

    The Perry Central Captains Club recognized elementary students who increased testing scores in one content area and maintained scores in all other areas. The distinction, called "Up in one, down in none," included first-grade students. 

    In row one, from the left, are Zane Fears, Bradley Smith, Ethan Durbin, Trista Jones, Teyah Mullis, Chloe Mullins, Gavin Wallace, Madaline Herzog and Audrey Popp.

  • Community foundation awards scholarships

    TELL CITY – The Perry County Community Foundation awarded two scholarships to students who previously graduated high school.

    Crystal Peter received the Mildred Wempe Memorial No. 1 Scholarship and Martha Thomas received the Charles S. (Blackie) Paulin and Rose H. Paulin Scholarship.

    Both scholarships are administered through the foundation.